Upper Potomac Spring Music Weekend
March 28-30, 2008   

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Fest Schedule

Friday March 28
9:00-9:30 Arrival and Check In at Cliffside Inn
10-12: Classes
12:00-2:00 Lunch Break
1-2PM Student Open Mike
2:00-5:00 Classes
5:30-6:30 Teacher led Jams, Mini Classes and Dance Band rehearsal.
6:30-8:00 Dinner Break
8:00 English Country Dance followed by Pub Sing and Jam sessions for all.

Saturday March 29
9:30-12 Classes
1-2PM Student Open Mike in Reception Area
2:00-4:30 Classes
5:00 Pool Party… bring your swimsuit!
5:30-6:30 Mini Classes and Jams
8:00 PM : Showcase Concert featuring
     John Roberts
     Jenny Coxon and
The New Peter, Paul & Mary Trio
     at Harpers Ferry Jr. High
10:30 till you drop... Jamming at the Hotel

Sunday March 30
9:30-12:00: Classes
12:30-2:00: Lunch with Open Mike /Show and Tell from classes and more.

Unscheduled Breaks are planned during each class session to allow students to stretch and get something to drink. 

These are not set at a formal time allowing teachers to choose a time that best fits the flow of the class.

A Fest Store is open before class in the morning, during lunch and dinner breaks and during a break in evening activities.

The fest store has student and teacher instructional books and recordings and our festival T-shirts.

The fest store takes only cash or checks.  A bank machine is located in town just a few blocks away for those who forget.

Mealtimes are leisurely in order to facilitate community building.  A sound system is set up in the ballroom area and students and faculty are encouraged to share tunes, stories, songs or other entertainments during this time.  It's a great way to meet other students, introduce a mini class, promote your latest recording or conquer stage fright.

Upper Potomac Dulcimer Fest     PO Box 1474, Shepherdstown, WV    25443
(304) 263-2531      updf@earthlink.net     www.dulcimerfest.org